Small Biz Tech Tour

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ — Entrepreneurs and industry experts are coming to Mountain View, California, Salt Lake City, Washington DC, Boston and Atlanta with expert advice on how small business owners can maximize technology to grow their business. The Small Biz Tech Tour (http://, making its first stop on Tuesday, September 28th at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, is for those who want to learn how they can leverage technology as a strategic asset to grow their business.

The all day event features America’s leading experts on small business and technology, who will share their insight, lead discussions and show attendees how they can harness technology to save time, save money, boost productivity, increase revenue and better serve customers.

Speakers include Ramon Ray,, Walt Rivenbark, AT&T, Ellen Pack, Elance, Angus Thomson, Intuit, Tom Leung, Marchex, Donna Wells, Mindflash, Rachael King, Bloomberg Business Week, Jennifer Shaheen, Technology Therapy Group, Brenda Horton, Hware, Patrick Schwerdtfeger, Author, Doug Meyer, Sage, Brent Leary, CRM Essentials, Beth Goldstein and Barry Horowitz, Marketing Edge, Laurie McCabe, SMB Group, Raju Vegesna, Zoho, Shahab Kaviani, HyperOffice, Paul Rosenfeld, Fanminder, Jeremy Hanks, Doba , Greg Dotson, Blurb, Melinda Eerson “@smallbizlady,” MFE Consulting, Kelly Harman, Zephyr Strategy, Beth Silver, Doubet Consulting, Raj Prasad, WDFA Marketing, John Lawson, ColderICE, Jeff Keltner, Google, Jordan Guernsey, Moldingbox, Kels Goodman and Tim Dixon, Blendtec, Roger George and Ted Brufke, IBM Lotus Software, Kim Tubbs-Herron, Microsoft, and Dan McNelis, Dito.

Produced by, whose mission is to make technology simple for small business owners to understand, the tour is sponsored by AT&T, Intuit, Network Solutions, Microsoft, Epson, Marchex, Sage, Elance, Mashable, Small Business Trends, Snapp Conner PR, Washington Business Journal, ReTargeter, Salt Lake City Community College, Washington Business Journal, IT2Max, and,

“We’re excited that small businesses and entrepreneurs can hear from experts who can help them use technology to grow their businesses,” says Ramon Ray, Executive Producer of the Tour and Editor and Technology Evangelist for “Our New York events have grown each year and the loyal following of attendees and sponsors reinforces that we are resonating with businesses. Attendees should expect to learn, laugh, network and win tech goodies.”

“With more than 3 million small business customers across the U.S., AT&T is fully dedicated to serving the technology needs of small businesses by developing solutions to help them succeed, manage their business, grow and innovate,” says Walt Rivenbark, Executive Director of small business mobility applications for AT&T (Twitter: @mobileappguy). “Mobile applications, for example, enable small businesses to do more with less, work from virtually anywhere, and ultimately remain competitive in today’s marketplace. As a small business solutions provider, AT&T is pleased to be involved with the Small Business Technology Tour and share our insight and expertise with this community of entrepreneurs.”

Topics in Mountain View will include: Six Rules for Strategically Using Technology to GROW Your Business; How to Manage Your Business and Boost Customer Service through Mobile Technology, Inc.; 500 Power Panel: Technology Success is not an Accident; Using Technology To Do More With Less; Leveling the Playing Field: How Small Companies Can Beat Their Biggest Competitors; Why Email Marketing, Blogs and Web Sites are NOT Dead; How Local Businesses Can Get Local Customers Online; and Getting The Most From Cloud Computing: Insight From Ring Central, Google and Zoho.

Early Bird (before September 21st) registrants will pay $49 for the all-day event. For more information visit http://  .

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